[Snort-users] Newbie Problem

Todd Wease twease at ...1935...
Tue Jun 17 13:45:11 EDT 2008


Alex,

You need to configure the path to that in snort.conf (look for "Step #2: 
Configure dynamic loaded libraries" in snort.conf) or alternatively 
specify the path on the command line (run Snort with the '-h' option or 
take a look at doc/README).

Todd

Alex Alborzfard wrote:
> No I didn't. I specified the path and this time I didn't get the error, but
> got this one:
> 
>  Failed to load /usr/local/lib/snort_dynamicengine/libsf_engine.so: 126
> 
> On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 1:11 PM, Todd Wease <twease at ...1935...> wrote:
> 
>> Alex,
>>
>> Did you specify the path to snort.conf on the command line via the '-c'
>> switch?
>>
>> Todd
>>
>> Alex Alborzfard wrote:
>>
>>> I've installed latest Snort (2.8) on a Win2K pro box with winpcap.
>>> When I run snort I get the following error:
>>>
>>> ERROR: Unable to open rules file: snort.conf or ./snort.conf
>>>
>>> I modified snort.conf to point to the correct directory path, but I still
>>> get the error.
>>>
>>> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>>>
>>>
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